Uganda Netball Federation (UNF) is on a mission possible to seek over Shs 280,000,000 for their upcoming international tournaments for the national team, She Cranes.
A detailed catalogue of activities that await the federation was outlined by Hon. Sarah Breeze Babirye Kityo during the briefing.
“We need over 280,000,000 for preparations. We shall not wait for Government support. We need to start on our own and the Government help will find us along the way” Hon. Kityo revealed.
To start with, the Uganda Netball Federation season awards will be held on the 26th of April 2022 at Imperial Royale Hotel, Kampala.
Uganda will host the East Africa Club Championships between 18th to 15th May 2022 in Kampala (Kamwokya).
The national team will then be engaged in regional tours effective 16th May 2022 in Western, Eastern, North, West Nile and Central.
The team will then travel for the Commonwealth Games (28th July to 8th August 2022) in Birmingham city, United Kingdom.
After the Commonwealth Games, attention will be switched to the World Cup qualifiers between 22nd to 27th August 2022 in South Africa.
Proscovia currently plays professional netball at English side Surrey Storm, having previously featured in Australia.
Peace Proscovia is in possession. photo/Darren Woolley
Among the young players who look forward to following in the footsteps of Proscovia is Sandra Wasagali, a first-year student at Busitema University.